• My Santa Monica Life

    This blog is about my life as an unintentional homemaker, a healthy lifestyle fan, and a santa monica enthusiast. You'll find posts on the foods I make, the crafts I toy around with, and anything else that interests me. I'm a general fan of all living things.

New post on CaliCooking.com! Healthy Orange Chicken!

Voila! Go check it out at CaliCooking.com πŸ™‚ This will be my last post here at mysantamonicalife.wordpress.com. 😦 It’s been real guys! I hope that you subscribe to my new blog with your email so you can still see my updates! Β The subscription box is on the right sidebar on CaliCooking.com. Thanks everyone!

Spicy Thai Shrimp Wraps

New post @ CaliCooking.com! – Spicy Thai Shrimp Wraps

Hi guys! Hope you’ll head over to my new site, CaliCooking.com to check out the new recipe I posted! Here’s a teaser for you! πŸ™‚

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New Blog Site!

Hi All! I’ve moved my blog over to CaliCooking.com – please go take a look, you’ll find all my old posts there. Obviously something has happened to my pictures on this blog as well, so even better that I have moved my site. Hope you’ll continue to follow me at my new site! πŸ™‚ New … Continue reading

Easy and Delicious Kale Salad

Alright, I know many of you out there still think kale belongs as decoration on a salad bar…but I promise this recipe will change your mind. One bite is all it will take to transform all you kale-haters. It starts with an unbelievably simple rule. Marinate the kale! Kale, as you may have experienced, is … Continue reading

Santa Monica Pier’s 2013 Summer Twilight Concert Series Lineup

If you guys read my post a few months back about the Santa Monica Pier Summer Twilight Concert Series and enjoyed it…then get excited!! The concert series kicks off this Thursday June 11th and remember, it’s FREE! Go enjoy a little sand between the toes and some music between 7 and 10pm every Thursday at … Continue reading

Spicy Kale and Quinoa Salad with Sweet Corn, Avocado, and Black Beans

This Post & all it’s lovely pictures have been moved to CaliCooking.com! http://www.calicooking.com/spicy-kale-and-quinoa-salad-with-sweet-corn-and-black-beans/   Please Enjoy Responsibly πŸ™‚                               This might be the best thing I’ve ever tasted. Ok maybe besides cookie dough ice cream and sushi… It might sound crazy, … Continue reading

All Natural Fruit and Nut Energy Bar Recipe

Have you every tried the cranberry almond Kind Bars? Well, they’re quite delicious. But expensive. So I set out on a mission to create my own version. Behold my all natural fruit and nut energy bar recipe! Don’t be too impressed…they’re insanely easy to make. These are all natural healthy snacks that will satisfy your … Continue reading

Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

I don’t know about you…but I’ve never liked cauliflower. So it came as a surprise to me when I actually liked this experiment! It’s not my own experiment– as many of you have probably seen, this idea has been thrown all around pinterest. Cauliflower rice…huh? Weird, I know!! But I thought I would give it … Continue reading

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Need a way to fancy up a meal without much work? Make a sauce! Simply throw some ingredients in a food processor and blend away! So behold….my chimichurri sauce! It’s a fresh, healthy, quick, and easy recipe! Chimichurri sauce is a sauce that originates from South America that combines parsley, often cilantro, garlic, olive oil, … Continue reading

Sesame Soy Soba Noodles with Chicken, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Edamame

I love all sorts of ethnic foods, but one of my favorite types is Japanese food! I love how simple, flavorful and healthy many of their dishes are. If I had to choose my last meal it would most definitely be sushi! But this post isn’t about sushi, it’s about a soba noodles. What the … Continue reading